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pregnant

New protection for pregnant employees in a redundancy situation?

The Government has announced that it is backing the Protection from Redundancy (Pregnancy and FamilyView Article

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Redundancy, selection criteria and unfair dismissal

An employee with more than two years’ service has the right to claim unfair dismissalView Article

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redundancy
ACAS Code

Can an employee dismissed for redundancy be awarded an uplift in compensation due to breach of the ACAS Code?

The ACAS Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures applies to disciplinary and grievanceView Article

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Fire and rehire – a new Statutory Code of Practice

The Government has announced that a new Statutory Code of Practice will be published onView Article

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fire and rehire
collective

Collective redundancies – what are the obligations for employers?

The widely reported dismissal of 800 employees by P&O Ferries on 17 March was followedView Article

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April 2022 – are you ready for increases in payments?

A number of statutory payments will increase in April 2022.  We have set out belowView Article

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April 2022
fire and rehire

ACAS publishes guidance on “fire and rehire”

Fire and rehire is typically relevant where an employer is seeking to make changes toView Article

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Does the lack of an appeal make a redundancy dismissal unfair?

Employees with more than 2 years’ service have the right not to be unfairly dismissed.View Article

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gendered impact

Changes to flexible working and redundancy protection?

The Government has published its response to the report of the Women and Equalities CommitteeView Article

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How long is the ACAS early conciliation period?

In most cases, an individual who wishes to issue a claim in the Employment TribunalView Article

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ACAS early conciliation